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  EU cash pool with over 30 billion euros for sustainable energy projects
18 September 2014 - 11:35, by Miriam Eisermann | 170 visits
A crucial tool for the transition to a low-carbon economy is the EU Cohesion Fund (€325 billion): at least €23 billion are foreseen for sustainable energy during the 2014-2020 period. It is very likely that Member States will even put more money in the basket (estimated €38-39 (...)
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  Linda loves her car and hates the bus... but she is ready for a change !
16 septembre 2014 - 17:51, par Blandine Pidoux | 322 visits
Under the banner of "Our streets, our choice", this year’s European Mobility Week aims to encourage citizens to ’reclaim’ urban spaces to create the city they want to live in. Discover how some Energy Cities members make it a reality in their cities and towns.
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  The “Big Five” recommendations to new EU leaders
16 septembre 2014 - 12:22, par Miriam Eisermann | 245 visits
Following the European elections, new teams are taking up duties in the European institutions : The Commission’s and the EU Parliament’s agendas for the upcoming months foresee two major objectives : a resilient energy union and a low-emission economy.
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  EU governance : What if cities were finally given the driver’s seat?
11 September 2014 - 13:05, by Frédéric Boyer | 182 visits
The European Commission has issued a Communication on « The urban dimension of EU policies – key features of an EU urban agenda” and is consulting European stakeholders until 26 September.
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  What does the new Commission tell about future EU priorities?
10 September 2014 - 16:15, by Miriam Eisermann | 289 visits
Since today we know their names. The dream team of Jean-Claude Juncker, the new European Commission’s President, has been announced a few hours ago. What are Junckers top job choices telling us about his political agenda for the next five years?
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  8 people, 1 question: How to prevent Europe’s energy and climate leadership from fading?
10 September 2014 - 09:58, by Miriam Eisermann | 279 visits
For a long time, Europe has been a global energy and climate leader. Will it keep this status on its way to the milestone Climate Summit in Paris next year? The current strategic decisions around its 2030 framework will set the course. We asked eight decision-makers from both public and private institutions to explain what they are (...)
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  Empowering consumers to save energy!
8 September 2014 - 15:38, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 208 visits
"EMPOWERING" is a EU-funded IEE project which aims at empowering European consumers to improve their energy performance. Driven by a consortium of European electricity companies and local stakeholders, the project shall contribute to achieving the EU 20% energy efficiency (...)
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  Use your bicycle and let your city win !
5 September 2014 - 09:02, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 299 visits
This is the slogan of the European Cycling Challenge ! Rules are simples, participants and their bicycle have to ride the longest distance from 1 to 31 May. 32 european cities took part in this 3rd edition !
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Events to come
Urban mobility and social inclusion: planning accessibility for more sustainable cities
From 23 to 26 September

Workshop - Smart Cities & Mobility for Growth (CIVITAS)
Thursday 25 September

Coopération franco-allemande pour la transition énergétique - Deutsch-Französische Klimapartnerschaften für die locale Energiewende
Monday 29 September 12:30-19:30

Sustainable Places 2014
From 1 to 3 October

Echange avec des villes des Pays-Bas sur le thème de la mobilisation des acteurs locaux
Wednesday 1 October

Supporting cycling for liveable cities
Wednesday 1 October

All coming events >>
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